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Music and creativity runs thru Zawezo’s veins. "Without music the world would be a boring place" Zawezo
Zawezo was born in the Dominican Republic in a town called San Cristobal and raised in Haina and Santo Domingo. He found himself passionate about music at an early age. As a child, Zawezo enjoyed listening to American hip hop artists, such as Naughty by Nature, Wu Tang Clan, and MC Hammer.and Michael Jackson. These artists inspired him to discover a new world of music. Although he did not speak English, he soon learned how to sing every word and dance every step he saw in American videos. Recognizing his natural talent, Zawezo realized at an early age that he was born to be an artist.
As young as ten years old, Zawezo began entering street battles in towns throughout the Dominican Republic. Thru this process, Zawezo realized that each challenge was an opportunity to express himself and find his own unique voice. After winning many battles, Zawezo was encouraged to take his street battles to the next level and start performing at the local clubs. Zawezo joined the Dominican Republic’s Air Force at the age of 16. Even while going through his cadet training, Zawezo continued with his music, battles and street venues. Music was now his life.
After his service in the Air Force, Zawezo moved to the Bronx, NY to continue his musical career. With the desire for music running thru his veins, Zawezo became friends with local musicians and rapidly learned to speak English. It was there in the streets of The Bronx, the birthplace of Hip Hop, that Zawezo’s met his future recording partner Sensato and together they created the group Del’Patio; the next chapter in his musical career. After his service in the Air Force, Zawezo moved to the Bronx, NY to continue his musical career. With the desire for music running thru his veins, Zawezo became friends with local musicians and rapidly learned to speak English. It was there in the streets of The Bronx, the birthplace of Hip Hop, that Zawezo’s met his future recording partner Sensato and together they created the group Del’Patio; the next chapter in his musical career.
Del’Patio was first known as a underground urban Latin hip-hop group from New York. They broke grounds in the industry as one of the only groups at that time singing and rapping in Spanish. Their name spread like wildfire within the industry and their fan base expanded just as fast. Zawezo and Sensato Del’Patio had made their mark. Each accomplishment brought them deeper into the world of music. They were destined for success as the industry was their co-sign. In 2007, Bridgez Magazine named the duo ”Artists of Tomorrow”. They began appearing major media outlets such as Univision’s Sabado Gigante, (Spanish-language television’s #1 program) and Depierta America, MTV Tr3’s ”Sucker Free Latino, “ Mun2 (a NBC Universal network). In 2008 Radio & Records Magazine listed one of their songs as the No.6 most played single by Latino DJs in the U.S. After years of hard work, dedication, and struggles, the group had a Hit Song titled “Watagatapitusberry” Zawezo-Sensato Del’Patio had accomplished a milestone in their careers. After more than a year of promotion and performing “Watagatapitusberry”, they received a call from Pitbull to remix the song. While Sensato signed with Pitbull, Zawezo respectfully declined Pitbull’s offer. Zawezo wished his longtime friend and musical partner success while he launched his solo career. Zawezo got back in the booth with the goal of providing his fans a high quality project, he called “El Circo” He collaborated with top producers such as Young Hollywood, Alcover, Echo the Lab, Double G Music and KO El Mas Completo.